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EL City Council discusses police realignment progress

City Manager George Lahanas presented a plan of realignment of the ELPD during a City Council meeting in July 2020. The document suggested changes in several areas, including staffing and adding alternative positions like social workers. The Tuesday meeting touched on the progress made in these areas, as well as the shortcomings in others. 

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Soon to be MSU graduate running for Michigan state representative

“I’m running because I feel like we deserve leadership that represents us and demands solutions to issues, like climate change is a big one for our generation, class inequality, racism, just countless other issues,” Diedrich said. “I feel like people deserve change that will boost their quality of life.” 

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Protesters gather in Lansing in support of Palestinian strike

The Greater Lansing Democratic Socialists for America (DSA) organized the demonstration to show solidarity with Palestinians and to encourage Slotkin to vote for House Resolution 2590, a house resolution conditioning U.S. aid to Israel, Alexander Sahouri, one of the organizers of the event, said.